Dr Who in Swansea

by Richard on September 26, 2004

I’m kicking myself. They’ve been filming for the new Dr Who series in Swansea this week — and I missed it. I know the fellow making the models for the series (his mother is a member of my church) and I’m a bit peeved he didn’t “tip me the wink” so that I could go and watch them.
To say that I’m looking forward to the new series is an understatement. Christopher Ecclestone should make a good Doctor, and anything with Simon Callow in it is going to be worth watching. And Tom Baker as the Master would be wicked!

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Funky Dung 09.26.04 at 2:55 pm

Doctor Who rule! I’m really loooking forward to the new series. I hope a station in the US picks up broadcast rights for it.


Funky Dung 09.26.04 at 2:57 pm

On a side note, my ancestors came from Wales in 1683. William ap John came over with a bunch of other Quakers who were fleeing persecution.


Malc 09.26.04 at 3:25 pm

Didn’t you know?? They closed off most of the Sainsbury’s side of the Marina with loads of policemen and everything.
Somehow horse-drawn carriages are involved….. not sure how. Yet!!


Richard 09.26.04 at 8:32 pm

It’s a Victorian setting Malc — Simon Callow as Charles Dickens!


Eugene 09.27.04 at 3:30 am

Looking forward to seeing the new and improved Dr. Who.
Glad to see a cult show resurrected.


Rhys 09.27.04 at 8:20 am

But do daleks in swansea go up and down steps? We need to know!


Mike 09.27.04 at 4:06 pm

Why on earth are they filming a Victorian setting in swansea? Where on earth si there any remnant of a victorian setting in Swansea?


Chris E 09.27.04 at 5:05 pm

Yes, I too missed the filming - wasn’t allowed the day off work :(


Jeriwho 09.27.04 at 8:20 pm

Oh dear, Tom Baker is quite corpulent these days. Great voice, but really, to be believable the Master simply *must* be able to get through doors, and not just double doors.

Now look here, I have a bone to pick with you. Aside from being a Christian, I am also an avid Doctor Who fan, and I run the most read Doctor Who fanfiction site on the entire web—ALWAYS THE THIRD DOCTOR. Furthermore, I am a right wing God-blogger who takes Christian Fundamentalism to task over and over again because of the rampant sexual sins (including a hefty bit of child molestation) that goes compleyely unaddressed and unchallenged in Independent Fundamental Baptist churches. You really ought to link to my blog! It’s at this URL:


There! Now I’ve said it.


Anonymous 04.01.05 at 2:40 am

Great site! Best wishes!

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